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Lonnie Donegan’s Skiffle Group

In London. Left to right: Ken Colyer; Alex Korner; Lonnie Donegan; Bill Colyer (on washboard); and Chris Barber on bass.

Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group Selected U.K. Discography – Skiffle-Era 1955-1958

(Note – This includes Donegan’s initial recordings as a member with Chris Barber – performing and recording in breakdown Skiffle ensembles – before departing Barber and company)

Lonnie Donegan went on to chart many additional times in the UK beyond 1958 up through 1962.

45 – Jazz Today JTE 107 – October, 1955

78/45 – Decca F 10647 – November, 1955 – Charted UK #8

45 – Decca FJ 10695 – February, 1956

78 – Pye Nixa Jazz NJS 2006 – February, 1956

45 EP – Pye Nixa Jazz NJE 1014 – February, 1956

78 – Decca F-J 10695 – February, 1956

45 EP – Decca DFE 6345 – April, 1956

78 – Pye Nixa N 15036 – April, 1956 – Both sides charted UK #2

78 – Pye Nixa N 15071 – April, 1956 – Both sides charted UK #7

45 EP – Pye Nixa NEP 24031 – April, 1956 (Note both Stewball and Lost John Charted UK #2 – and Bring a Little Water/Dead or Alive Charted #7 and a second time at #30)

LP – Pye Nixa NPT 19012 – April, 1956 – Charted UK #26 (This would be Donegan’s only UK charting LP)

45 EP – Pye Jazz NJE 1017 – June, 1956 – EP Charted UK #20 (the first UK EP to chart)

45 – Columbia DB 3850 – November, 1956

78 – Pye Nixa N 15080 – January, 1967 Charted UK #4

78 – Pye Nixa N 15087 – April, 1957 – Charted UK #1

45 EP – Pye Nixa NEP 24040 – June, 1957

78 – Pye Nixa N 15093 – June, 1957 – Both sides charted UK #1

78 – Pye Nixa N 15108 – October, 1957 – Charted UK #10

45 EP – Pye Nixa NEP 24067 – October, 1957

78/45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15116 – December, 1957 – Charted UK #14

45 – Pye Jazz 7NJ 2006 – January, 1958

45 EP – Pye Nixa NEP 24075 – March, 1958

78/45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15129 – April, 1958

45 EP – Pye Nixa NEP 24081 – May, 1958 – Track Grand Coulee Dam Charted UK #6)

78/45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15148 – July, 1958 – Both sides Charted UK #11

45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15158 – September, 1958

LP – Pye Nixa NPT 19027 – September, 1958

 

78/45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15165 – November, 1958

78/45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15172 – December, 1958 – A side Charted UK #3

78/45 – Pye Nixa 7N 15181 – A side Charted UK #3 (Had to include this classic – although just beyond the “Skiffle-Era” as stated above)

 

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